FYI: AES patch
Thu, 12 Oct 2000 19:42:40 +0200 (MET DST)
Vergonet, Henk wrote:
> But I agree with Werner:
> It's likely the NSA have already found a backdoor in the
> algorithm, this is probably why the NIST has selected it ;).
When did Werner say this?
BTW, not that I trust the NSA, but doesn't selecting a weak cipher also give
certauin risks to themselves when someone else can also bvreak it? And
didn't they actually make the original IBM DES design stronger by optimizing
it against differential cryptanalyses in a time when this technique wasn't
known in the civilian crypto world?
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